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T H

Boulder climber
bouldering
Apr 27, 2013 - 08:48pm PT
wonder what's the biggest ever captured on film?
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Apr 27, 2013 - 08:57pm PT
Biotch, you goon, that was a rockfly! ;-)

It was so crazy to be playing futbol at Green Lake and watching that mushroom cloud go straight up to 40,000' and then have the jet stream bend it 90 degrees to the east.
Sierra Ledge Rat

Mountain climber
Old and Broken Down in Appalachia
Apr 27, 2013 - 09:18pm PT
Who here has climbed that huge block that made up the first couple of pitches of the East Face of Bugaboo Spire before it fell away?

Fletcher

Trad climber
The great state of advaita
Apr 28, 2013 - 12:10am PT
That Cornwall drop into the sea was pretty amazing.

Eric
Splater

climber
Grey Matter
Oct 16, 2017 - 06:58pm PT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afI58PRmTJ0
at least they wash up afterwards.


Bondo 2017 Piz Cengalo Rockfall that Eric W blindclimber describes in his TR.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAwgIJGB7D0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uma5t46IeVU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEnVu8nGTQg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rarg_Iv4Jj4

2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjy4JTbQqXQ
TomCochrane

Trad climber
Cascade Mountains and Monterey Bay
Oct 17, 2017 - 12:52am PT
Krakatoa volcano in 1883 propelled eleven cubic miles of rock into the upper atmosphere, covering 70% of the planet with dust clouds, turning the sky red, and producing tsunamis over 150 feet high. And yes it was photographed. It is still very active and growing in height about 15 feet each year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrEIT66oPqU
Clint Cummins

Trad climber
SF Bay area, CA
Oct 17, 2017 - 04:26am PT
There are even bigger ones, the farther back you go....
Some of the familiar / large ones:
1991 VEI-6 Pinatubo 10 km^3 ejecta
1980 VEI-5 St. Helens 1 km^3
1883 VEI-6 Krakatoa 25 km^3 36,000 deaths mostly from tsunamis
1815 VEI-7 Tambora 160 km^3 71,000+ deaths "The Year without Summer"
-1610 VEI-6/7 Santorini 60 km^3 "Minoan eruption"
-5677 VEI-7 Mazama 100 km^3 "Crater Lake, Oregon"
-24500 VEI-8 Taupo 1170 km^3 "Oranui eruption"
-630000 VEI-8 Yellowstone 1000 km^3 "Lava Creek Tuff"
-765000 VEI-7 Long Valley 100? km^3 "Bishop Tuff"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_known_large_volcanic_eruptions
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